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Did tax rise help CA, tax cuts hurt KS?

Editor’s note: See correction at the bottom. Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore. We’re in California, where the winter weather is in the 70s and the high taxes are imposed by the Great and Powerful Oz.

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New Laffer book details Reagan prosperity recipe

If you have a great recipe, keep using it. Don’t be chicken. Just ask Col. Sanders. Why then don’t Republican candidates just follow Ronald Reagan’s successful economic recipe from the 1980s? Cut taxes; in his case, from the top income

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Laffer explains why people flee CA

Dr. Arthur Laffer helped design the Proposition 13 tax cuts in California in 1978, which undergird what little prosperity California still has; and President Reagan’s 1981-83 tax cuts, which provided 25 years of prosperity, with two minor recessions (because the

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Art Laffer: Dems understand taxes too high

Cal Watchdog Editor-in-Chief Brian Calle talks to legendary business thinker Art Laffer about Democrats coming around to the downside of heavy taxation in the latest Cal Watchdog video available here and on YouTube. The first part of this interview can

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San Diego Wheels, Deals and Sues for Water 4

Commentary May 7, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi San Diego’s recent transfer of excess agricultural water from Imperial County has been the only major addition to urban water sources for Southern California for decades. The transfer is the largest agriculture-to-urban water transfer in

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Jerry Brown: ‘Governor 13.3%’ 19

John Seiler: A Wall Street Journal editorial headline today branded Gov. Jerrry Brown: “Governor 13.3%.” That’s the percentage California’s top income tax rate would be if he finagles voters into passing his tax hike this November. It’s a great headline.

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Calif. Economy 47th Worst of States 0

JUNE 21, 2011 By JOHN SEILER California’s stagnating economy suffered more bad news by ranking 47th of the 50 states for economic outlook. The ranking comes from the new, fourth edition of “Rich States, Poor States: The ALEC-Laffer State Economic

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